• Full Time
  • Salinas, CA
  • June 30, 2022

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Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: Sr. Human Resources Manager

Work Location: Salinas, CA

Our Company: We are an established Company with operations in Imperial, Coachella, Salinas Valley, and Santa Rosa, California, and Yuma, Arizona. We pride ourselves with providing agricultural labor, custom harvesting, and operational support to our customers with an emphasis of enhancing value to our farmers’ all while maintaining safety, quality, and innovation in mind. Our team is incredibly dedicated, pioneering, abides by integrity and is our number one asset.


This role requires HR Generalist to work in Salinas, California from mid-March to early November and work in the Imperial and Yuma Valleys from early November to mid-March, dependent on business needs. The Human Resources Generalist assists in a variety of roles, including heavy field training and employee relations. The qualified candidate will be an advocate of the organization by ensuring top-level customer service to our employees. The following job functions are not all-inclusive and may change as required by the Company.


  • Partner with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity, retention, and employee engagement and ensure timely and accurately implementation and communication of policies and procedures.
  • Frequent crew visits, reporting and responding to potential issues or concerns to HR Management.
  • Periodic crew visits, reporting any potential issues or concerns.
  • Coordinate training and development programs, including
  • Prevention of (Sexual) Workplace Harassment, COVID-19, foreperson, and management training.
  • Ensure proper compliance with on boarding and off-boarding employees.
  • Complete, as required, mandated reports for governmental regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure filing compliance of all personnel records as mandated by local, state, and federal laws.
  • Back-up team members in other areas such as benefits, safety and H2A when needed.
  • Provide HR Policy guidance and training, and partner with management on the implementation and communication of policies and procedures.
  • Assist with safety, worker’s compensation, benefits, H-2A matters as needed.
  • Conducts employment investigations.
  • Insure that Covid-19 regulations and protocols are followed.
  • Performs other duties, projects and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Minimum AA/AS degree and at least 2 years of experience is desired.
  • At least two years of practical experience in on or more of the following: designing or conducting discrimination, retaliation, and sexual harassment prevention training, responding to sexual harassment complaints or other discrimination complaints, conducting investigations of sexual harassment complaints, or advising employers or employees regarding discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment prevention.
  • At least 2 years of human resources experience in the agriculture industry preferred, that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish; reading, writing, and conversing at a fluent level is required.
  • Working knowledge of various HRIS systems is required; proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex problems; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with and manage detailed and confidential information.
  • Resourceful, well organized, and flexible.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment, often standing or working in inclement weather. Occasional periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must have ability to travel for frequent and regular training and provide employee transportation to/from housing, field, office, and/or clinics as needed.
  • Ability to stoop, reach, and walk and other physical activities associated with an office and field environment; lift 30 pounds without undue physical exertion; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all duties.
  • Reaching, stooping, pulling, pushing and manual dexterity.
  • Operating a computer, calculator, copier, and keyboard involves repetitive hand arm movement.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the company’s facilities.
  • Must be able to handle multi-tasks and work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Must get along with others, providing excellent customer service within all service levels of the organization.
  • EOE

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment


  • 10 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Human resources: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Required)
  • English (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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